Tags Tags

Draft Law - Page number 2

News and updates about Draft Law

'Without a compromise the government will fall'

Former Coalition Chairman MK David Bitan does not believe draft law will pass in its current form.

'Without a compromise the government will fall'

Joint List MK: Draft Law is a bluff

MK Dov Khenin opposes Draft Law. 'The army doesn't want to draft haredim. They should be allowed to study Torah,' he tells Arutz Sheva.

Joint List MK: Draft Law is a bluffplayer

Poll: Israelis back end to deferments for yeshiva students

Following passage of controversial haredi draft law, poll shows most Israeli Jews back drafting nearly all yeshiva students into IDF.

Poll: Israelis back end to deferments for yeshiva students

Knesset approves first reading of Draft Law

63 MKs vote in favor of Draft Law, 39 MKs vote against.

Knesset approves first reading of Draft Law

Haredi MK threatens to bring down coalition

Deputy Health Minister MK Yaakov Litzman says UTJ party will leave coalition if draft law passes.

Haredi MK threatens to bring down coalition

Liberman: Labor party's natural place with Arab parties, Meretz

Defense Minister says it is to be expected that Labor would vote against draft law.

Liberman: Labor party's natural place with Arab parties, Meretz

Gabbay: Lapid a traitor to the opposition

Labor Party leader slams Yesh Atid faction for vote in favor of government draft law.

Gabbay: Lapid a traitor to the opposition

'Lapid is lying to the public'

Justice Minister Shaked slams Yesh Atid MKs for 'blatantly lying' about haredi draft law.

'Lapid is lying to the public'

'I don't want Arabs flying our F-16s'

Yesh Atid lawmaker defends plan to draft haredim - while leaving most of Arab population exempt from IDF service.

'I don't want Arabs flying our F-16s'

'There are criminal sanctions in this draft law as well'

Yesh Atid MK claims his party's version of the draft law was better than Defense Minister Liberman's.

'There are criminal sanctions in this draft law as well'

Sephardic rabbis furious: 'They forged our signatures. Liars.'

Senior Sephardic rabbis enraged after anonymous notices bashing Draft Law has their signature affixed on it.

Sephardic rabbis furious: 'They forged our signatures. Liars.'

Draft Law approved by government

Bill expected to be submitted to Knesset for first reading tomorrow. Law will likely pass by large majority, with Yesh Atid's support.

Draft Law approved by government

Sephardic rabbis gather for anti-Draft Law prayer

During Knesset vote on Draft Law, Sephardic rabbis expected to hold prayer service at grave of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef against law.

Sephardic rabbis gather for anti-Draft Law prayer

Zandberg urges Lapid: Topple the government

Meretz MK calls on Yesh Atid chairman to topple the government over the draft law.

Zandberg urges Lapid: Topple the government

Bennett: Mass draft of haredim by force could backfire

Education Minister takes swipe at latest draft law aimed at yeshiva students, says haredi enlistment numbers rising even without new law.

Bennett: Mass draft of haredim by force could backfire

United Torah Judaism to remain in coalition

MK Moses on draft law: The law will be approved in its first reading and that's fine. By the third reading it will be corrected.

United Torah Judaism to remain in coalition

Shas rabbi scorns 'gentile' government Draft Law budgets

'We have problem with enlisting yeshiva students; they threaten they won't give budgets; do we live according to these gentile's budgets?'

Shas rabbi scorns 'gentile' government Draft Law budgetsplayer

'Back haredi draft law - or we'll dismantle the government'

Coalition chairman demands haredi lawmakers get behind proposed draft law, threatening new elections if haredi MKs don't support proposal.

'Back haredi draft law - or we'll dismantle the government'

Shaked presents Lapid's deception

Justice Minister responds to Lapid's claims that the proposed draft law is the same as the one that the previous government approved.

Shaked presents Lapid's deception

'IDF and Chief of Staff support draft outline'

Yair Lapid says his party will support the draft law if it remains in its present form, but not if it is changed at all.

'IDF and Chief of Staff support draft outline'

'The draft law is a balanced law'

DM at Yisrael Beiteinu faction meeting: Draft Law balanced and in broad consensus. Kites: 'We'll determine way to respond to kite terror.'

'The draft law is a balanced law'player

Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law

Avi Gabbay says his party will oppose any law which does not 'share the burden' of military service equally.

Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law

Shas MK: Haredi leadership will come to agreement on draft plan

Haredi lawmaker says proposed draft law is 'the least terrible option,' says in the worst case, his party won't vote for the law.

Shas MK: Haredi leadership will come to agreement on draft plan

Haredi parties to leave coalition if draft law advances

Council of Torah Sages instructs haredi MKs, ministers to resign from the coalition if current draft law is not changed.

Haredi parties to leave coalition if draft law advances

Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Haredi council determines whether Defense Ministry's proposed draft law is acceptable compromise or requires haredim to leave coalition.

Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Report: If haredi 'Draft Law' passes, DM will leave coalition

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman will leave the coalition if haredi 'Draft Law' passes - and the haredi parties will leave if it does not.

Report: If haredi 'Draft Law' passes, DM will leave coalition

Shaked: Draft of haredim will not be forced

'The Supreme Court should not have intervened in the draft law. Intervention only causes problems.'

Shaked: Draft of haredim will not be forced

Coalition Chairman: Haredi draft law may not pass this session

Coalition chairman tells haredi parties not to make an ultimatum, points out that half of northern Tel Aviv doesn't serve in the IDF either.

Coalition Chairman: Haredi draft law may not pass this session

On agenda: Nationality, Overrule Clause, draft, conversion

Knesset enters challenging summer session of controversial legislation. Festive atmosphere expected for US embassy transfer in two weeks.

On agenda: Nationality, Overrule Clause, draft, conversion

'Calling haredi MKs blackmailers is incitement'

UTJ MK Uri Maklev says haredi Draft Law should be passed during the Knesset's summer session. 'Everyone knows the timetables.'

'Calling haredi MKs blackmailers is incitement'

Litzman sets a red line

Deputy Health Minister reiterates that he will leave the government if the draft law isn't approved by the end of the Knesset session.

Litzman sets a red line

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction protesters take to the streets to condemn arrest of haredi draft dodger. Highway 4 blocked as part of protests.

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Likud MK: Free Elor for Passover

MK Nurit Koren urges the military prosecution to show mercy and release former IDF soldier Elor Azariya from prison.

Likud MK: Free Elor for Passover

Gabbay: Today we saw who really is afraid of elections

Zionist Union chairman blasts agreement which prevent elections, says "the days of this bad government are very short".

Gabbay: Today we saw who really is afraid of elections

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi parties pleased after draft law approved in first reading, promise to continue the legislative process during summer session.

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi 'Draft Law' passes first reading in Knesset

Bill which sparked coalition crisis, divided government passes first reading in the Knesset, despite opposition from Yisrael Beytenu.

Haredi 'Draft Law' passes first reading in Knesset

Government averts coalition crisis, avoids snap elections

Following meeting between Netanyahu, Liberman, government committee approves compromise deal averting government collapse.

Government averts coalition crisis, avoids snap elections

'The future of the government depends on the other partners'

MK Oded Forer calls on the parties in the coalition to oppose the draft law in its present form.

'The future of the government depends on the other partners'

Will Netanyahu and Liberman prevent elections?

Prime Minister and Defense Minister to meet overnight, attempt to end coalition crisis.

Will Netanyahu and Liberman prevent elections?

Defense Minister: We won't sacrifice values for Knesset seats

Yisrael Beytenu MKs will vote against draft law, but won't quit coalition unless forced to do so, Defense Minister Liberman says.

Defense Minister: We won't sacrifice values for Knesset seats